sensitise
British variant of sensitize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sensitise — (Brit.) v. cause sensitivity, make sensitive (also sensitize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sensitise — v. (D; tr.) to sensitise to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sensitise — UK [ˈsensətaɪz] / US [ˈsensəˌtaɪz] sensitize …   English dictionary

  • sensitise — /ˈsɛnsətaɪz / (say sensuhtuyz) verb (t) (sensitised, sensitising) 1. to render sensitive. 2. Photography to render (a plate, film, etc.) sensitive to light or other forms of radiant energy. Also, sensitize. –sensitisation /sɛnsətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sensitise — verb 1. cause to sense; make sensitive She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male dominated society My tongue became sensitized to good wine • Syn: ↑sensitize • Ant: ↑desensitise, ↑desensitize ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • sensitises — sensitise (Brit.) v. cause sensitivity, make sensitive (also sensitize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sensitising — sensitise (Brit.) v. cause sensitivity, make sensitive (also sensitize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • sensitisation — noun 1. the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen) • Syn: ↑sensitization • Derivationally related forms: ↑sensitise • Hypernyms: ↑sensitivity, ↑predisposition • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • sensitization — noun 1. the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen) • Syn: ↑sensitisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑sensitise (for: ↑sensitisation) • Hypernyms: ↑sensitivity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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